All proceeds from this event go back into the Ballard neighborhood via programs and projects administered by the Ballard Alliance. In addition to the marketing exposure and festival perks your business or organization will receive as a sponsor, your sponsorship dollars work toward a better neighborhood for visitors and residents to enjoy year-round.

Are you interested in becoming a sponsor in 2023? Contact Mike Stewart at 206-784-9705 extension 1.



At Trident, catching fish isn’t just our business. It’s our livelihood. It’s our calling. We are all fishermen here, and catching the purest and healthiest seafood is what we do — it’s what we’ve done for more than 40 years. And if we stay true to our beliefs in protecting the oceans where we fish, it’s what we’ll be doing 40 years from now, too.

Gravity Payments is the credit card payment processing company merchants trust. We started Gravity Payments because we saw independent businesses being overcharged and underserved by their credit card processor. We knew that wasn’t right, so we decided to lower costs, be completely transparent, and provide better service for community business owners.

Heritage Distilling Company (HDC) is the most awarded craft distillery in North America 8 years in a row by the American Distilling Institute (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021). HDC makes vodkas, gins, and whiskeys and is proud to operate distillery tasting rooms in Washington and Oregon including Gig Harbor, Roslyn, Tumwater, and Seattle (within the Ballard neighborhood) in Washington and Eugene-Madison and Eugene-5th Street in Oregon.

Town & Country Markets is a local, family-owned company with a genuine connection to each of the communities we serve. It’s been that way for generations.

HomeStreet Bank offers consumer and commercial banking, mortgage lending, and loans for residential construction, commercial real estate financing, and investment and insurance products and services in the Pacific Northwest, California, and Hawaii.

Kavu‘s formula for living and working is simple — build fun into everything you do. So that’s where we start. KAVU creates true outdoor wear, stylish bags, wallets, and other accessories so you can express yourself and spread your good-time attitude.

Peoples Bank has branches in many Washington communities. Our growth is predicated on the same values that we started with over 90 years ago: be responsible and dedicated to our clients and serve our local communities beyond the business of banking.

Swedish has been the region’s hallmark for excellence in health care since 1910. Swedish has grown to become the largest nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with seven campuses, including Ballard.

UW Medicine

UW Medicine is excited to offer the best of care in Ballard. We provide patient- and family-centered sports medicine, physical therapy, primary care, urgent care, cardiology, women’s health, and hip and knee services—delivered by expert physicians—in a newly renovated 30,000-square-foot facility. Multiple clinics in one convenient location.

The Polyclinic, Established in 1917, The Polyclinic’s mission has always been to promote the health of our patients with personalized health care.

Illumination Learning Studio‘s sole mission is to engage and enlighten young minds through our interactive learning, music, and arts programs. We are not in the business of childcare, we are in the business of educating school-age children by presenting a compelling cultural, performing and fine arts curriculum that includes instruction in music, drama, voice, art, yoga, and language.BECU is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative with more than 890,000 members, guided by the credit union philosophy of “people helping people.” With better rates, fewer fees, and financial guidance you can trust, our members’ needs and goals are what’s most important to us.

Veris Law Group lawyers are creative, tenacious, and dedicated advocates, with decades of experience in a variety of areas including business, environmental law, estate planning, land use, litigation, and real estate.

Since 2001, the Axiom team has helped its clients realize their dreams of having beautiful spaces in which to live, work, and thrive

The Ballard Cut is a farm-to-table restaurant and whisk(e)y bar. We specialize in local ingredients, Japanese whisk(e)y, bourbon, and single malts; ranging from contemporary and affordable to rare and antique. Scratch cocktails, a 950+ bottle heavily curated whiskey list, esoteric wines, and shareable plates are only a glimpse of what we have to offer.

Join Alaska USA Federal Credit Union and become a part of something bigger—a member-owned financial cooperative that’s not-for-profit, providing for all of life’s financial needs in a way that banks don’t. Visit us today at 2232 NW Market Street, Suite 203

Columbia Bank is a Northwest community bank in WA, OR, and ID providing comprehensive solutions and expertise to businesses and individuals.

From spacious townhomes facing Ballard Commons Park to minimalist studio spaces with views of the city, The Commons at Ballard has smart, modern floorplans to fit a variety of lifestyles. Each residence has been optimized for a high-end comfort, health, and efficiency.

Lumen unlocks the full potential of biologic drugs, whose promise has been held back by the lack of scalable technology. Our goal is to transform the way such drugs are developed, what they cost, and who has access to them.

Founded in 1911 by a vote of the people as a special-purpose government, the Port of Seattle‘s mission is to promote economic opportunities and quality of life in the region by advancing trade, travel, commerce, and job creation in an equitable, accountable, and environmentally responsible manner.

Ballard FC is a hyper-local soccer club that allows Ballard and non-Ballard residents alike to celebrate their city within a city. Representing a neighborhood with a unique pride of place, Ballard FC is a club we can all root for and rally around.

Sonic Boom is Seattle’s Source for independent music, new & used records, CDs, and cassettes.

Steele Barber is Seattle’s newest destination for luxury men’s grooming. Dedicated to redefining the tradition of the barber shop for a new generation.

Carter Volkswagon and Subaru focus on bringing you more than a great selection of cars. With a team of automotive specialists dedicated to creating a better car shopping experience, Carter Volkswagen goes above and beyond to keep our customers satisfied. focus on bringing you more than a great selection of cars. With a team of automotive specialists dedicated to creating a better car shopping experience, Carter Volkswagen goes above and beyond to keep our customers satisfied.

The UW Medicine healthcare system includes UW Medical Center, rated the #1 hospital in Washington by the U.S. News & World Report.

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This longtime local cafe offers 3 meals a day plus drinks & live events in funky down-home digs.

National Nordic Museum is an internationally recognized Nationally designated museum and cultural center where people of all backgrounds are welcomed to be inspired by the values, traditions, art, and spirit of the Nordic peoples.

KEXP  is more than a radio station. KEXP is a dynamic arts organization that provides rich music experiences on the air, online, and on the streets. 90.3 FM